While reporting to the Business Development Manager, you will analyse the market to explore new business opportunities from the private, public, and NGO sectors, do the needed SWOT analyses, identify organizational needs that may be addressed by Siren Analytics to sustain and develop its competitive niche in the MENA region, and set priorities. You will also contribute to develop the needed communication portfolio in support of the business development objectives.
You will contribute to cultivating the company clients’ base, by mapping and monitoring the environment in terms of potential clients, donors, partners, thematic areas, and geographies, and will be in charge of the quality design and timely submission of presentations, formal tenders, expression of interests, bid components, concept notes, budgets and proposal packages, in full compliance with the requirements. Where tenders are successful, you will support all aspects of the project set up.
You will establish and maintain the best professional relationships with existing and potential clients, to understand and answer their evolving business needs, and accompany them in accordance with Siren Analytics’ code of conduct and client-centeredness approach.
You will be working with and interacting with the Siren Analytics and CME teams, in order to achieve the business goals and support the organization’s mission.
We are looking to recruit a brilliant University graduate, preferably an engineer with strong grounds in technology who has at least 5 years of professional experience, 2 of which at least in business development and project design at the programmatic and financial levels.
To be successful in this role we are looking for an ethical, presentable, self-motivated person, with initiative, strong dynamism, very good inter-personal skills and collaboration spirit, strong coordination and follow-up, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. The candidate should also have the ability to facilitate and deliver presentations at high level in English or Arabic with an excellent ability to write proposals, reports, briefing papers and research in English. Fluency in English and Arabic (speaking and writing) is a must. French is a Plus. Good knowledge of the context of Lebanon and the MENA region is needed.
*Occasional travel to countries in MENA regionmay be required.
Siren Analytics is a joint venture between CME and Siren Associates Ltd. Together, we’re disrupting the normal order of things. CME is a multinational company providing digital services for Fortune 1000 companies. They have broken down barriers between technologies and sectors, providing end-to-end, hardware-to-software engineering solutions across a range of industries. We’re combining this unique breadth of capabilities with the knowledge, skill-set, and expertise of Siren Associates, who have been driving change management processes and reshaping senior-level decision-making in the public sector across the Middle East for over a decade. Recognizing the potential for data analytics and digitization to transform the nature of public sector change management, we’ve teamed up. We are committed to embracing complexity and challenging orthodoxy to solve the unprecedented challenges the world faces today. Merging the disruptive power of technology with a deep understanding of political economy, we’re willing to take calculated risks when it means putting the leading technologies of today into the hands of tomorrows leaders. Based out of Beirut, we see the wealth of technology expertise in Lebanon not just as an economic competitive advantage, but as a public good that can be engaged in meaningful missions and contribute to improved prosperity in Lebanon, the Middle East, and around the world. We provide clients with an accurate understanding that helps them make powerful decisions. Working collaboratively with public and private sector partners, we produce data intelligence that helps decision makers better understand root causes, manage risk, and reach their goals. We focus on building bespoke and sustainable tools, either acting as an inhouse team or training existing personnel. Website https://www.sirenanalytics.com/ Industry Information Technology & Services Specialties Digital Technology, Software Development, Policy Briefs, Public Sector, MENA, Middle East, Political Economy, Public Sector Governance Reform, Supply Chain Management, Justice & Security, and Government to Citizen E-Services